Driver CPC Programme Goes Live

HGV Lorries

We are partnering with the CPC School of Excellence (an existing delivery partner to DWP) to deliver a free, 12 week programme to support with in-work progression to support employees gain their HGV Class 1 or LGV Class 2 driver’s licence.

If you are an Essex-based logistics employer, you may be eligible to upskill your employees with this free Driver CPC Programme and ensure that your workforce the necessary skills for your business.

This course will cover a range of all the essential elements for your employees to gain their HGV or LGV qualification.

  • Driving Licence
  • Relevant CPC
  • Hazard Perception
  • Medical (if required)
  • Ongoing courses relevant to position
  • Driving Experience
  • First Aid (optional)
  • Fire safety (optional)
  • Defensive Driving Standard
  • 12 month DGV Apprenticeship (Level 2/Level 3)

Over 2016, there were more than 3,000 HGV and LGV driver vacancies across Essex; it is an important role for the basis of any logistics company and is an invaluable skill for your employees to have to allow you to expand your business too.

To register your employees onto this fundamental course, download the application and e-mail your completed application to Paul O'Brien, CPC School of Excellence at:


The scheme is restricted to Essex based companies from within the logistics sector with either a local or national coverage. Places are limited to four places per employer (but this can be reviewed in exceptional circumstances) and only SME companies should apply.

For further information about the programme, contact Paul O’Brien (CPC School of Excellence) via